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Borders of China

Briefs, January 6, 2013

The PLA air force yesterday said no Myanmese jets had entered Chinese territory during raids on Kachin rebels.

Sunday, 6 January, 2013, 4:46am

No deadline needed ahead of Hu's visit

A deadline should not be set to solve the East China Sea gas field dispute after the failure of the latest round of Sino-Japanese talks to make a breakthrough ahead of President Hu Jintao's historic visit to Japan, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said yesterday.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Border pact under wraps to keep the nationalists quiet

Final demarcation agreement appears to have given China three islands

China and Russia are keeping the details of their newly signed border demarcation agreement deliberately vague because of fears it might rekindle nationalistic fervour and lead to animosity.

16 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

An alliance built on interests, not friendship

Chinese students of their country's history discover that, apart from a dozen years of 'communist friendship', Russia has been as hostile as any of the 'imperialist' powers.

5 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Russians ponder the future as Chinese influence rises

In 1860, the Russian ambassador to Beijing managed to secure a 777,000sq/km plot of land north and east of the Amur river, including modern day Khabarovsk and Vladivostok.

3 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

UN group wants Japanese funds

A United Nations-backed programme has decided to ask Japan to join its consultative commission in a bid to lure more Japanese funds to help develop the Tumen River area in northeast Asia.

The motion, proposed by China, was endorsed by Mongolia, Russia and South Korea during the annual commission meeting, this year held in the SAR during the past two days.

7 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Spotlight falls on Tumen River zone

A talk focusing on the Tumen River region - an emerging tourism destination in northeast Asia - will highlight the seminars during the three days of the fair.

Dr H. Varma, the World Tourism Organisation regional representative for Asia and the Pacific, who speaks tomorrow at 9 am on 'The Tumen River Project', said the area had great potential to attract millions of tourists.

14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am